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Hello, sailor.

Another Sunday Social Watercolor at Daniel Smith Seattle.  Jody had DS watercolor sticks for us to test.  I’ve already used them.  So I pulled out one of the many photos I carry with me to these. This is not my … Continue reading

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Liesel Lund teaches a workshop hosted at Daniel Smith Seattle that runs for months and has a different topic every week.  I enrolled in this week’s session on Water and Glass Reflections.  I was most interested in water reflections.  But … Continue reading

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Fifth Anniversary

Today is the 5th anniversary of the first time I went to an Urban Sketchers sketch outing. On 2/26/12 I joined the group at an outing at the Stimson-Green Mansion. I didn’t do any urban sketching today but I did … Continue reading

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Social Watercolor for the holidays

For months, I’ve been going to Social Watercolor at the Daniel Smith mothership Seattle store.  Jodi, our host, always has fun ideas to demonstrate. We can either try them out or do our own thing. She always brings treats and … Continue reading

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Books and Drinking and Drawing

After sketching in Sumner, I drove back north in order to attend the talk and book signing at the Daniel Smith mothership.  Gabi Campanario talked about his books: The Art of Urban Sketching, People and Motion, and Architecture and Cityscapes.  … Continue reading

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Social birches

Today was another “Social Watercolor” at Daniel Smith mothership.   The topic was “keeping your whites”.  I already know about using mask.  Jodi provided some photos of birch trees with which to practice.  I’d also brought a couple projects but decided … Continue reading

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Parallel watercolor play

Jodi Steele organizes the Watercolor Socials at Daniel Smith Seattle.  I really like going as it is such a pleasant diversion.  Today was a little less social in that everyone seemed intent on their paintings and there was less chatter … Continue reading

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Making Palette & Journal demo

A friend from Portland is here for the weekend.  I’m taking her on all sorts of art adventures.  We sketched yesterday and will do so again tomorrow with Urban Sketchers Seattle. Today we went to a demo by Janice Berkebile … Continue reading

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Art All Day

Today was a day of making art three different ways: painting from a photo; doing an “urban sketch” on location; sketching and painting from a live model. It was another fun morning with Jodi Steele at Daniel Smith for Social … Continue reading

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Social Watercolor

Today I was able to get out for two art things. Thing 1 was my first “Social Water Color” ** gathering at the Daniel Smith mothership in Seattle.  After the horrendous news earlier this am, it was good to get … Continue reading

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